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    January 16, 2013
    8:00 - 9:00pm PST  

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in front of astonished neighbors. >> computers, and everything they owned, it looked like. they were bringing them to their cars. unmarked cars, tonight we're learning new details about the man who runs the office which was raided. this was the scene from sky- 7-h-d. as agents emerged from the office of pinnacle realtors in el sobrante. with boxes of evidence. employees there. reportedly had no idea why. kron 4's j.r. stone has been following the story since it broke this afternoon, and has new details tonight. >> fbi agents scouring through fbi realtors. >> take a look there is the fbi over there. >> the -- went to panicle realtors-this is video from the pinnacle real-estate office. papers and file
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folders everywhere. >> it is scary. this is sealed. this man who runs this is a former business partner who was gunned down in 2008. this loan officer was later convicted of murder and solicitation. he is now being connected to but not being a link to this fbi raid. i spoke with a family member. this has to do with a loan agreement and also i spoke with business owners in this area. they are highly skeptical of that story. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> pam: developing tonight. san jose police have released a composite sketch of a man, who they say, out
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of her mother's arms in an attempted kidnapping. investigators say, this is the man who tried to snatch the two year old girl last evening. as she and her mother were outside their home on dayo court in east san jose. kron -4's charles clifford is live in san jose. with a description of the suspect. and reaction from the startled victim. charles? >> yes, the san jose police department worked hard today. back in this neighborhood if the neighbors have any information about this suspect. through out the day wednesday, police officers went door to door in the neighborhood around dayo court, looking for anyone who might know something about this suspect. from inside her front door, the mother who literally fought a tug of war battle with the would be kidnapper, described what happened >> just a man was walking across the street. i was playing outside with my daughters. he was commenting on how beautiful they were
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and the color of their hair. the next thing i knew he melted down, grabbed my daughter by her feet he knelt kneeled down. anti grab your ankles, and she fell back on me. and i grabbed her ankles. her bottom is were falling off. her boots were falling off and after the struggle ended, i picked up my other child and i ran inside and called 911. >> id is not sure if you is targeting these children but either way, they are looking for answersit's not clear if the particular children or if this was a random act. either way, the san jose police department is looking for answers. it tears at the morale fiber of the community. >> the suspect is described
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as a latin male, a thin build and the mother in this case also said that he smelled like a motor oil. anybody with information is asked to call the police department. charles clifford, kron 4 >> now let's get a look at exactly where this attempted abduction happened. it was here in east san jose just east of south white road. we'll fly in on the big board for a closer look. the incident happened on day-o court.that's a little culdesac off pavan drive. this happened just after 5:30 last night. the suspect was last seen walking south on pavan drive. >> pam: new tonight at eight. funeral services are being held for one of the two victims killed in the new year's day mission district car crash. francisco gutierrez was standing on the sidewalk near south van ness avenue. when alleged gang member, 19- year old david morales,
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ran a red light while being chased by police. and crashed into a car. killing his passenger 29- year old patricia tune-coon. that car then jumped the curb and killed gutierrez. kron 4's reggie kumar tells us, family members of gutierrez say they have forgiven the driver. who is responsible for their loved ones death. >> of the family says that they do not understand why the 26 your old was cut short. the mother spoke to me through a translator while standing next to her brother before the funeral. she says the suspect should pay for what he did. she says that he feels sorry for her mother his mother- >> he should be brought to justice according to the law. and i feel bad for his mother because she must be going through painful situation of what happened.
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and i should have answers this time i am not upset. just going through the pain and i am sad. it is a difficult moment. i'm asking for strength to move on. >> she is trying to raise funds to move the body back to honduras to bury him next to his father. >> she is grateful because my son never gave me any problems. in san francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4. >> pam: tonight, we are getting our first look at that historic artifact that was stolen in a daring robbery at the oakland museum of california. the museum is offering a 12- thousand dollar reward for the safe return. of this gold jewelery box. it was crafted sometime in the late 18-hundreds. kron-4's scott rates has the latest on the efforts to recover this one- of- a- kind artifact.
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>> new resolution pictures are showing this. >> this was a wedding gift from an early california of pioneer to his wife. >> this gold box dates back to the gold rush. there is no price tag but it is not cheap. >> we know that it is a significant value with not had it appraised in a while. >> reporter: the staffas wondering why. >> we speculate because it is it is important and the staff -- is wondering why. perhaps they were attracted because of the gold. >> reporter: they are hoping that this gold artifacts will find its way back to where it returns. >> we feel the the public feels like it has been stolen from them. we tell the story of california's
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history. in a sense, we are all being robbed. there is a $12,000 reward. scott rates, kron 4. >> pam: half moon bay is getting ready for one of the biggest surf competitions in the world. mavericks is scheduled to happen this sunday. and surfers have just days to travel to the california coast to participate in the big wave competition. new tonight at eight. kron- 4's philippe djegal is in half moon bay. where surfing fans are getting ready for a big contest on short notice. >> reporter: businesses are happy and so are the residences of half moon bay. the mavericks is scheduled on sunday. he co-founded this in 1999. he says the weather looks good for the weekend. with world renowned surfers will square off against mother nature. one
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half mile off of this block. sometimes 50 ft. high. they are expecting 30 ft.. >> the community loves this. they embrace it and are proud of it and we want to see it every year. the surfers want to participate. >> hotels, businesses, restaurants, looking forward to participating with 10,000 people expected. there is one notable change. people watched this from a jumbo television screen at a nearby hotel. rather than from the coast. nearly three years ago, some people were getting hurt while watching the competition from the stands. >> i did not recommend it to watch it from the beach. >> it is great from the coast. >> i want to see the vacant waves and how they handle
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them. >> reporter: in half moon bay, phillipe djegal, kron 4. >> jacqueline: this slight warming trend. it today and it this afternoon with more places in the upper 50s. 59 in santa rosa. 60s in redwood city. 57 in the san francisco area still mild. cold in fairfield. and santa rosa but still 46 in daly city. 48 in hayward. still, chilly and we're already finding some places that are going to be upper 30's. and other locations mostly sunny tomorrow and all are run the bay. 60s in the south bay.
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it will stay mild as we continue our warming trend. we will take a look a your extended forecast, coming up. >> pam: developing tonight. the f-a-a has grounded all boeing 7-8-7 dreamliners in the u-s. until the company can prove it fixed battery problems. it comes after incidents where two airlines in japan grounded the planes, because of similar issues. the f-a-a announced today that battery failures caused a leak of flammable material, heat damage, and smoke. the only u-s carrier which flies the planes. is united airlines. since july, there has been a growing list of reported issues with the boeing 7-8- 7. including cracked engines, and a fuel leak. ahead at eight. president obama delivers on his promise. to enact gun control policy in the wake elementary school shootings. a look at the new measures. the national rifle association fires back at the tighter policies. but did they go to far. by mentioning the president's children?
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and alarming numbers from the d-m-v about unlicensed drivers on california roads. the age groups that are at. and pose. the greatest risk.
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>> developing tonight. the government is confirming americans are among those who were taken hostage during an attack by islamist fighters in algeria.
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at least two people have been killed and six others injured. the group targeted a bus carrying passengers - from a base at the british owned gas field to an airport. indications are the attakers are affiliated with an al qaeda group based in mali. defense secretary leon panetta has called it a - quote- 'terrorist act.' president obama, taking action aimed at reducing gun violence in america. he signed more than a dozen executive orders -- and is urging congress for even tighter controls on weapons. kron-4's catherine heenan explains on the president's newly unveiled gun control proposals. in politics.staging is key. the president's back-drop -- four children. each of them had written letters to him about last month's school massacre in connecticut. the president announced
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plans to introduce legislation next week that includes a ban on new assault weapons, limits on high capacity ammo clips. and expanded background checks. and more money for mental health care. without waiting for congress.the president acted on his own authority in signing 23 executive actions designed at keeping guns out of the hands of criminals. he 'will' need congressional approval for some key items.including the ban on assault rifles. "this will not happen unless the american people demand it, parents and teachers, police officers and pastors. if hunters and sportsmen if responsible gun owners - if americans of every background stand up and say enough." outside the white house -- supporters included people who have lost family members in shootings. "this is the start of a long battle.and we are prepared to fight it to the very end." "long battle" might be an understatement. with opposition that goes well beyond congress. a new nra tv ad calls the president an elitist hypocrite for being skeptical about armed guards in schools.while the secret service protects his two daughters. and some law enforcement officials - including this kentucky sheriff -- say they
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will refuse to comply with any laws they feel are unconstitutional. but the ground may still be shifting in the president's favor. a new cnn poll says 55% of americans 'do' want stricter gun control. some of the other executive orders. include one that would allow communities to hire more schoold another that d require federal law enforcement to trace all recovered guns. the n-r-a released its response in a commercial. grant lodes joins us with more on what the white house is ripping as a deeply personal attack. and the nra is referencing the president's daughters in this online ad that the n- r-a pre-emptively released yesterday. the white house pushing back, issuing a stern response to that ad: saying in part: "most americans agree that a president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight."but to go so far as to make the safety of the president's children the subject of an attack ad, is repugnant and cowardly." >> reporter: the n-r-a
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defended the ad today, saying it is ready for a battle with the white house and congress. >> jacqueline: temperatures are going to be called third still, 30's to in a number of places to. the satellite and radar showing a blocking pattern fifth fiefeven towards a ... tomorrow, still chilly. through napa, and fairfield. freezing in pleasanton and vallejo. 30's in concord, livermore before the bayshore. temperatures are reformer than what we saw today. 40's in san francisco, temperatures are warmer-than what we saw
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today --. >> jacqueline: as for the afternoon, 60s. 60s for palo alto. 60s for cupertino. for the in the valleys, and upper 50s. 56 in concord, pleasanton and upper 50s for the east bay shore. and even along the coast. ocean beach and a mixture of 50s and 60s for the north bay. fe look at your extended forecast with chilly. a lockwith already, area haazig ma as of fog to frost faster look towards the weekend, we will see even warmer conditions. 60s. more cloud coverage and cooler temperatures. gabe
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gabe slate tech report >> all of your information can be searched based on your privacy settings of the new graph search. >> people are going to ask what type of content tartabull going to see. we think that it is an important question. if and we take this very seriously if you're we are going to put can encouragement on the home screen of everybody's home page. everybody has a chance to look for these tools and this is what people are going to be able to crack search--graph search. they are trying to make it easy for users to alter their settings. if you see that privacy change taft do not ignore it, go
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through it and check your privacy settings. and you could even do this now. coe and adjust your activity log this is not fully integrated with the facebook applications. however, some could be impacted as this progresses. check your " about me " it would be difficult to added about yourself. gabe slate tech report >> this just in to the kron 4 news room regulators and and the country of india have grounded the planes of
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>> going of the correlation between the unlicensed drivers and the number of accidents. also, the number of unsafe residences if a bigger earthquake that's.
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>> now for a look at our top stories at eight-thirty. >> federal agentsin el sobrante federal agents raided a real estate office today. you're looking at video from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news. witnesses say, f-b-i agents removed computers, and boxes full of documents from pinnacle realtors. authorities tell us, they were serving a sealed search warrant. meaning they cannot tell us what they're looking for. no arrests have been made in the case. according to the companies website, the business is owned by juan mancheno of orinda, when contacted he declined to comment. >> police are looking for a suspect accused of attempted kidnappng. a san jose mother says she was out playing with her two daughters when a man
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approached her and after a brief conversation. tried to pull one of the woman's daughters out of her arms. the mother manage to escape with both of her daughters and called police. >> we're finally getting a glimpse at the gold jewlery box that was stolen from the oakand museum of california earlier this month. officials released these pictures show a gold box that was made back in 18-69 during the gold rush. it was on display before it was stolen. museum officials hope the box is recognized and suspect behind the brazen >> new numbers from the d-m- v show just how many fatal crashes on california roadways are being blamed on drivers who don't have valid licenses. new tonight at eight. kron- 4's alecia reid breaks down the numbers. and shows us which motorists pose the biggest risk. be careful when riding around the bay area. that driver next to you may not have a licenseand according to the dmv's latest study, those without a valid driver's license are nearly 3 times more likely to cause a deadly crash. unlicensed drivers include
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those with suspended or revoked licenses. the study found that although these are all under the same umbrella, unlicensed drivers tend to be more hazardous than motorists whose licenses have been suspended or revoked the percentage of unlicensed drivers 19 and younger in fatal crashes were 4 times higher than the percentage of those that had a suspended or revoked license and the largest percentage of fatal crashes with drivers who don't have a license, or their license were taken away, are between ages 20 and 29. impounding vehicles have proven to be effective in reducing crashes among suspended, revoked, or unlicensed drivers. in order to gain a california drivers license, one has to have legal status. according to the la times, immgrant rights groups say this study proves that permitting these licenses would reduce fatalities. the actual number of unlicensed drivers in the state of california is unknown, because the dmv doesn't get wind of them
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until they are in an accident or convicted of a traffic violationthis is the first critical analysis of unlicensed drivers in 15 years. in san francisco alecia reid kron 4 news. >> in san jose, a plea for help in solving that city's first and so far only homicide of the year. it happened january 5th on tripoli avenue. little evidence leave little for police to go on. there are no suspects, no motive has been identified. the victim's wife made an emotional plea for help outside police headquarters this morning. >> it is very hard for me because i have a five year- old to a daughter. she is asking for him and i do not have answers. it is very hard. i just need if somebody knows something,
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with any information about the police. we are trying to have. do now.. when the things we're trying to get information on what happened that day. i am sad. i am very sad for my daughter. >> do you want to stop? >> yes. >> pam: the victim is identified as 34-year-old ivan segura. he worked as a barber. his wife and family say he didn't have any enemies. >> we're always tracking neighborhood crime and here's a kron-4 crime tracker in the north bay. nearly a dozen vehicle thefts in the last in january.within about a quarter mile radius where 101 meets 580. here's exactly where they're being stolen.
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jan 2 - canal st jan 2 - belvedere st / alto st jan 3 - point san pedro rd jan 3 - bellam blvd jan 5 - hillview ave jan 5 - louise st jan 7 - catalina blvd jan 9 - francisco blvd jan 12 - vista del mar jan 13 glenaire dr jan 13 - andersen dr >> when a major earthquake will hit the bay area. is anyones guess. but we are learning tonight. what kind of damage a quake could do in san francisco. today the city put out a list of residential buildings which have the potential to be unsafe in a significant earthquake. there are almost 3-thousand addresses on the list. with 58-thousand people living in them. kron 4's justine waldman went to check them out. right here but the in the marina district is where it
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is potentially unsafe. you can see on this map that the majority of san francisco has a concentration of blue dots hydro are around looking at these areas and you would never be able to tell. others did have some cracks in the foundation. others were making the list were made of wood. in san francisco, justin waldman, kron 4. >> we are going to continue that warming trend. temperatures are already " in a number of spots. santa rosa, fairfield. otherwise, mild in the bay area. 49 in
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san francisco, oakland, hayward, san jose. even in areas where we are going to see warmer conditions. already in the 30's it is going to be cold. on futurecast, the map has not been blanketed but we can see for the last several nights a mixture of 30/40's. the north bay, the delta, the inland valleys and also portions of the south bay. temperatures in your neighborhood. >> coming up, contra costa county is suffering from county problems.
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>> now for today's market update. stocks end the day with mixed results. as the dow was pulled down by a loss in boeing stock. following more problems with the company's new 787 aircraft.
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on wall street. the dow lost 23-points to close at 13-thousand-511. the nasdaq gained 6 to 31- 17. and the s-and-p-500 rose a fraction of a point. >> goldman sachs and morgan stanley have agreed to pay a combined 557 million-dollars to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners. the fed announced the agreement today. which is similar to deals struck with 10 other major banks and mortgage lenders. the money could compensate hundreds of thousands of americans who lost their homes because of abusive lending practices. consumer advocates are criticizing regulators. saying they settled for too low of a price by letting banks full avoid taking responsibility for foreclosures that victimized so many families. >> cirque du soliel is laying off hundreds of employees. most of them at is headquarters in monteral. 400-people will be let go. starting at the end of the month. the world-renowned circus troupe is blaming increased production costs and expenses for the cutbacks. the cirque employs about
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5,000 people worldwide, including 2,000 in montreal. it still has 19-productions worldwide. and has new shows in las vegas and montreal in the works. but four productions have recently closed. cirque de soleil layoffs sports tease- >> still ahead, gary radnich >> still ahead, gary radnich is comi[ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life.
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here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> why did the chicken cross the road maybe they were trying to get away from this couch? or these road signs.
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so you did not hit this toilet in the road toward contra costa county, like others have had problems with illegal dumping. here are hazardous materials that were abandoned. also this television. had and they have put up this fence to keep the trashed out. right next here there is building material. in this city of concord there is one, two, three, four different coaches. this is just off of the 242. and yes, the 242. there is also a problem with landscapers doubling their trimmings. we need to start questioning and asking for receipts. most of this is a
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contractor that is not taking it to the landfill. we need to start taking control of our neighborhoods, starting today. and contra costa county, kron 4. >> jacqueline: slightly warmer. still, quite chilly for the morning hours. temperatures in the 30's in a number of areas. still the afternoon high temperatures are going to be in the 50s bay-area wide. 60s. friday, saturday. as we take a look at the satellite & radar we do have a blocking pattern. it is the driving the storms well to the north. towards canada. not quite rainfall for quite some time. and we're also going to see warmer temperatures tomorrow. chilly. warmer and
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oakland and san mateo. 30's in redwood city. as for the afternoon highs we are going to see upper 50s and 60s. 60s and san mateo. as for the sierras, we will see unseasonably warm temperatures. the morning lows will be in the single digits. areas of a freezing fog over the next several mornings. taking a look a your extended forecast with the chilly conditions. still, a few degrees warmer than what we saw today. for the afternoon, slightly warmer conditions. 60s.
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hello, gary radnich [laughter] and a breakdown of this pattern with more cloud coverage and cooler temperatures. and right now, www.snowbomb.com a dry forecast sierra it at tahoe. >> all i have to say is that if they if the ratings go down? jim harbaugh took
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some high-school photographs and plastered them around the locker room. >> i think the message behind it is how >> it means something different. >> to me, as i look to every single pitchepicture i was alwas looking at the guy's eyes. >> we thought it was old but it was just a black-and- white. through the air, he
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might have to go and they are hoping that he is going to kiss his bicep. buddy has to stay humble. >> i go home to watch my film. but he has to stay humble. and i come home and do the same thing the same night. >> we should feel good about what we accomplished. but that does not change we need to accomplish. the cast to win the next game. the fifth
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overall passing rating and this is the testis tech. the last 40 games for the atlanta falcons. matt ryan, has had 33 victories at home. i think they are very sound. >> giving colin kaepernick. i was asking you that if you watch yourself and you say that you do not. jacqueline? >> occasionally. >> and a watch myself three or four times. i watch myself but i think that as how you can get better. >> pam: sometimes put a just
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find myself. i just find myself... but pam is dealing with everything. >> pam: sometimes i just get to critical. >> jacqueline: exactly. >> gary: fight sometimes never watch anything but which to be a just a little bit curious? when you have been doing it for 20 years. however, would you be a little bit curious? >> pam: i'm sure that he watches his game. she give a but not watching television. >> pam: i guess i could understand that. >> gary: and you can look at yourself all night long [laughter] but you also want to say that maybe i'd look a little bit. >> jacqueline: or is it looks like i have gained weight so on and do not want to eat anything. >> gary: it is like that st
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a student. and you are very charismatic and this market. chip kelly a sad story he could not leave his kids in oregon. and somebody said that how about $7 million per year? and there he goes, he is the new head coach. and mark crestman. was with the 49ers-- trestman.. is not the new head coach of the chicago bears. and a little bit of home globetrotters we come back.
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>> gary: take a look lebron james is the youngest player to score this amount of points. and the harlem globetrotters they are born to be in san jose they were banging the drum for their game tonight they have a young lady. tammy 't-time' brawner. she has moves. this is some of the things that you will see.
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>> can you do this? >> do you have a signature moves >> yes if you come to the game on a saturday >> you have to come to the game. >> and she is a great >> see you 11
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